The sun used to never set on the British Empire a little more than 100 years ago. Today that empire has shrunk and its core, the United Kingdom, appears to be fundamentally fragmented.
With less than 80 days to go before Scottish Parliamentary elections, her future hangs in the balance and Ireland must start preparing for more potential change.
An imminent decision for government in the coming days is whether or not to proceed with the annual St. Patrick’s Day visit to Washington.
Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, since his appointment has injected a new energy into this crucial Government Department. It is rare that you see the Minister without a high-vis jacket and hard hat on him at various housing projects around the country. He has also had to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and trying to protect those renting and in vulnerable housing situations.
Currently in Ireland housing is one of the most emotive and political issues. It dominates the national and local media agendas on a consistent basis.
It’s that time of year again. Brexit is back with us. It seems like this perennial matter reaches its peak around this period every year.
This time four years ago, many people thought the US Presidential Race was a done-deal. The question was how big the electoral college win for Hilary Clinton would be; not if she could win.
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